Overview: Out-and-back, off road trail through the Fort Gratiot Nature Preserve

Time: 25 minutes biking, 1.5 hour walking

Distance: 5-miles out-and-back

Level: Easy

Trail Surface: Asphalt/Concrete

Strava Bike Route: http://link

Amenities - Restrooms and Food

The entire bike ride consists of OFF ROAD TRAILS.


  • Nature Preserve with over 83 acres of wildlife and waterfowl
  • Easy bike ride for all skill levels
  • One of the best birding locations in the Blue Water Area
  • Nearby shopping and dining options

Parking and Trail Access

McIntyre Park – 4778 Parker Road, Fort Gratiot Twp, MI 48059
Access the parking lot Parker Road south of Carrigan Road. McIntyre Park features sheltered picnic tables, benches and playground equipment.

Parking is also available at the south end parking lot of the Fort Gratiot Meijer store accessible from 24th Avenue (M-25).

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